Berkeley College Honors Women Business Leaders during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122


Berkeley College


Berkeley College is sponsoring a series of events in honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week. Each event will celebrate the contributions businesswomen leaders make toward economic growth.

An overview of events Berkeley College is sponsoring during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week can be found below.


“Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in a Global Economy”

Berkeley College is hosting an event in New York City that includes a panel discussion with prominent women leaders who are driving economic development and job growth. Two panels will discuss topics including diversity in entrepreneurship, tips for building a successful business model and jump-starting women-owned businesses. Both panel discussions will be streamed live at each of Berkeley College’s eight campuses in New Jersey and New York. For more information about each panelist, click here.

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast and Networking; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Program

Where: Berkeley College, 12 East 41st Street, Lower Level, New York, NY


“Latina Women Breaking Ground in Entrepreneurship”

Berkeley College in Woodland Park is hosting a panel discussion with Latina women making great strides as entrepreneurs. Moderated by Maria Teresa Montilla, President of the Institute for Latina Studies, the panels will share advice on building a successful business model, while also discussing topics such as Hispanic businesses in the community.

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016; 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Renaissance Hall, Community Room, Woodland Park, NJ


Women Entrepreneurs Network (WEN) Business Breakfast

Berkeley College is co-sponsoring the annual WEN Business Breakfast Series held at the Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ. This networking event gives women entrepreneurs the chance to interact and learn from fellow professionals working toward developing business growth.

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016; 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Rutgers Business School, 1 Washington Park, Room 502 Newark, NJ


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Media Contact:

For more information on any of these events, please contact Kelly Depsee, Associate Director, Communications and External Relations, at  




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